In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the R&B singer has partnered with Susan G. Komen Foundation and asking invited guests, fans and celebrity friends to make a donation on behalf of Monica’s Still Standing Foundation.
WHO: Grammy-winning R&B singer and actress Monica, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Bullets for Peace, M&M’s Candies, Tree Home Media and Explore Talent.
WHAT: With the successful release of her latest album, Still Standing and rave reviews while on tour with Trey Songz, the current cover girl of Essence Magazine’s first Hot Hair issue is taking time to celebrate her milestone birthday with family and celebrity friends in true Hollywood fashion. The star-studded celebration with a cause will be hosted by Rafi Anteby, CEO of Bullets for Peace, along with Jermaine Dupri as guest DJ. In lieu of birthday gifts and in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Monica has partnered with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and is asking invited guests, fans and celebrity friends to make a donation, on behalf of Monica’s Still Standing Foundation at http://www.info-komen.org/goto/MonicaStillStanding. Confirmed celebrities include Bow Wow (Lottery Ticket), Shannon Brown (Los Angeles Lakers), Kyle Massey (Dancing with The Stars), Tyrese Gibson (Transformers 3, Fast and Furious 5), Kendra Wilkinson (Kendra, E!), Amber Riley (Glee), Raven Symone (Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue), Kathy Griffin (My Life on The D-List), Angela and Vanessa Simmons (Daddy’s Girls) and many more expected.
WHEN: Sunday, October 24, 2010
– Media Check-in: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
– Red Carpet Arrivals: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
– Event Time: 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
WHERE: Philippe Chow
8284 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
RSVP: Leslie Gay – Press
Queenie Donaldson-Event Information/ Talent Submission
About Monica’s Still Standing Foundation:
Still Standing represents a fact of life that teaches you lessons daily and if anyone has accepted this fact it’s Grammy Award Winning R&B singer Monica. No matter how tough a challenge has been for her, Monica has faced it head on with support from her family, closest friends and strength in God. Monica has become centered, stronger and confident in herself and wants to spread that strength of positivity to the youth and beyond through her Still Standing Foundation. The goal of this organization to encourage the youth and the whole world to believe in one’s self and the hope and Dreams of tomorrow!
Monica is on a mission to make difference while STILL STANDING and providing words of faith, fulfillment and focus in hopes that we’ll All learn to “Reach for the Stars and not look down on others, but look down to HELP others”.
About Bullets for Peace:
Bullets 4 Peace, the recycling of an item of destruction, and its transformation into a beautiful piece of art, thereby relays the incredible and important message of Peace to be spread around the world, from person to person, one bullet at a time.
About the Susan G. Komen Foundation:
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer movement, has invested nearly $1.5 billion since inception in 1982. As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, and generous contributions from our partners, sponsors and fellow supporters, we have become the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.